Nov 16, 2010 - 09:58 pm .- The communications office of the Archdiocese of Xalapa, Mexico has told public officials that Mexicans need to see results in the fight against violence in the country. The office's statement came a week after a local incoming mayor was killed.
Nov 16, 2010 - 07:22 pm .- The Vatican has unveiled a new tool for evangelization in the form of a van equipped with 17 high-definition cameras for live and outdoor broadcasting.
Nov 16, 2010 - 05:54 pm .- Bishop Marcelo Raul Martorell of Puerto Iguazu, Argentina reminded Catholics on Nov. 14 that God will always watch over those who are persecuted because of their faith in Christ. Even in “the extreme cases of losing their lives,” he explained, “they will have gained eternal life.”
Nov 16, 2010 - 04:22 pm .- Officials from Iran and the Vatican, meeting in Tehran, announced agreement on a set of principles concerning freedom of religion and government.
Nov 16, 2010 - 02:17 pm .- A well-known Church analyst says the election of Archbishop Timothy Dolan as president of the U.S. bishops' conference is a confirmation that the bishops want a strong, outspoken leader to guide the Church in an increasingly polarized and secular culture.
Nov 16, 2010 - 02:04 pm .- The president of the Peruvian bishops' committee on the family has warned the country's Congress that lowering the age of sexual consent will turn Peru into a “sexual paradise” for tourists interested in child prostitution.
Nov 16, 2010 - 10:24 am .- The U.S. bishops have elected New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan as president of the U.S. bishops' conference.
Nov 16, 2010 - 05:15 am .- If the hotly debated Proposition 8 in California is overturned by the judicial system, the cultural impact of defeating the traditional marriage initiative will be “akin to Roe v. Wade,” said Archbishop Joseph Kurtz at the ongoing fall bishops' meeting.
Nov 16, 2010 - 03:10 am .- The Pontifical Council for Culture and the Camartis Institute are calling for more North American partners and sponsors for an event aimed at bringing together people from the Hollywood movie industry and the Catholic Church.
Nov 16, 2010 - 12:54 am .- Military Archbishop Timothy Broglio told bishops at their annual gathering in Baltimore that the U.S. military is facing an alarming shortage of priests that is increasingly leading Catholic servicemen to seek help from Protestant pastors.